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Phoenixville High School holds gun violence forum instead of walkout

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Limerick Generating Station returns to full power

Limerick >> Unit 1 of Exelon Generation’s Limerick Generating station has been returned to full power following a scheduled refueling. ...

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  • Entertainment

    THEATER: A quick look at what’s on stage in the region

    Act II Playhouse: “Zuzz the Alien Needs Your Help!” (an interactive comedy for kids) through April 29; Lerner and Lowe’s “Camelot,” May 15-June 17, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. For information, call 215-654-0200.

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  • Entertainment

    COMEDY: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood on the road with ‘Whose Line is It Anyway?’-style improv

    Known for their TV roles, especially on “Whose Line is It Anyway?”, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood have been touring with their two-man improv show for 16 years now.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    LOCAL MUSIC: In the Pocket remake of ‘Frankford El’ expands scope of song

    Hooters drummer David Uosikkinen has added quite a curiosity to his living, growing “In the Pocket” playlist of quintessential Philadelphia songs.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    ‘We Can Be Heroes’ sets the tone for Relay for Life in Phoenixville

    The Relay for Life is returning to Phoenixville Area High School on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The theme for this year’s Relay, which benefits the American Cancer Society, is “We Can Be Heroes,” reflecting the heroic efforts of those who struggle with cancer, and their caretakers.

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  • Entertainment

    ON STAGE: ‘Newsies’ burst with force at Media Theatre

    Once upon a time, an outstanding Broadway show would be turned into a great movie. There so many — “My Fair Lady,” “42nd Street,” “Lion King,” and many Rogers & Hamerstein musicals. In the last 25 years, the process has turned in the other direction as well, movies recreated for the Broadway stage. Such is the case of “Newsies.”

    By Frank Burd For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Police, FBI seek suspect in Royersford bank robbery

    ROYERSFORD >> The Royersford Borough Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify and locate a bank robbery suspect and his getaway driver.

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  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: Come out for food trucks, lend a hand at the farm and much more foodie fun

    From farmwork to festivals, it’s time to savor some spring foodie fun.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Business

    PUC to investigate PECO rate hike request

    Harrisburg >> The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to investigate PECO Energy Company’s recent request for a rate increase. The commission voted unanimously to investigate the request.

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Business

    ‘Venture Chesco’ officially launches, seeks tech companies to locate and grow in county

    Wayne >> Chester County wants to encourage the development of start-up companies in the county. To help make it happen, the Chester County Retirement Board and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania have officially kicked-off the Venture Chesco Fund.

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Laura Vernola Simpson

    Laura Vernola grew up in Northport, N.Y. Along with her mother and sister, she moved to New Mexico when she was 14 years old.

    By Bette Banjack|

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